Appraisal of different ultrasonography indices in patients with carotid artery atherosclerosis

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Rafati, Mehravar ; Havaee, Elham ; Moladoust, Hassan ; Sehhati, Mohammadreza (2017)
  • Publisher: Leibniz Research Centre for Working Environment and Human Factors
  • Journal: EXCLI Journal, volume 16, pages 727-741 (eissn: 1611-2156)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.17179/excli2017-232, pmc: PMC5547385
  • Subject: Original Article | diagnostics | statistical | ultrasonography | info:eu-repo/classification/ddc/610 | image processing software | mean wavelet entropy | carotid intima-media thickness
    mesheuropmc: cardiovascular system | cardiovascular diseases

In this study a semi-automated image-processing based method was designed in which the parameters such as intima-media thickness (IMT), resistive index (RI), pulsatility index (PI), dicrotic notch index (DNI), and mean wavelet entropy (MWE) were evaluated in B-mode and ... View more
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